Heartland In Studio

Frances Luke Accord perform at Radio Heartland


Frances Luke Accord perform at Radio Heartland

Frances Luke Accord -- a folk duo comprising Brian Powers and Nicholas Gunty -- formed while the pair were students at Notre Dame University. Now based in Chicago, Frances Luke Accord have several EPs and one full-length album under their belts. They stopped at Radio Heartland to play a selection of tunes from their catalogue.

Michael Rossetto performs at Radio Heartland


Michael Rossetto Radio Heartland

Michael Rossetto brings who he calls the 'A team' of session musicians into the Radio Heartland studio to perform songs from Rossetto's new album, 'Intermodal Blues.'

Hayes Carll plays songs from 'What It Is' live in the studio


Hayes Carll performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Hayes Carll says his personal Mount Rushmore of songwriters has always been Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, Kris Kristofferson and John Prine, but having the sound advice of co-producers Allison Moorer and Brad Jones has given his latest release, 'What It Is,' a fresh sound.

Katy Vernon performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Katy Vernon performs at Radio Heartland

Katy Vernon's new album is 'Suit of Hearts'; the songs on the album deal with sadness and regret, but when you listen, you hear a woman also finding strength and opening doors to a brighter future. Vernon and her band recently stopped in for a session at Radio Heartland.

Boston band Lula Wiles perform at Radio Heartland


Lula Wiles perform in the Radio Heartland studio

Eleanor Buckland, Isa Burke and Mali Obomsawin met at a fiddle camp in Maine; they continued playing together while attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Together, they've formed the band Lula Wiles and are now touring in support of their album, 'What Will We Do.' Lula Wiles stopped at the Radio Heartland studio to play a session of tunes from the new record.

Watch a new video from The Last Revel: 'Roses'


The Last Revel

'Roses,' a new single from the Last Revel's forthcoming album, tackles seasonal depression from a partner's point of view. The song and its accompanying video masterfully capture the mood of an Upper Midwest winter.

Listen to a new track from Lee Henke, 'Take Me To The Movies'


Singer-songwriter Lee Henke (web crop)

Singer-songwriter Lee Henke's new song, 'Take Me To The Movies,' celebrates cinema's power to relieve mental anguish and to provide escape. The song is an early single from Henke's forthcoming album, 'Captain of the Ship,' anticipated for release in midsummer.